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Nicole Schön is an associate in Baker McKenzie’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Investigations & Compliance Practice Groups in Zurich. She studied law at the University of Basel receiving the admission to the bar in 2017. Prior to joining the Firm in 2018, Nicole worked as a legal intern at law firms in Basel. Thereafter, she was a legal intern at the Legal Service of the Department for Economics, Social Affairs and Environment of the Canton Basel City.

The revised Data Protection Act (nDPA) and the revised Data Protection Ordinance (nDPO) will enter into force on 1 September 2023. The revised Swiss data protection law is “a GDPR-like” legislation and provides for certain (new) obligations not contained in the current data protection law.
In an employment relationship, an employer inevitably processes employees’ personal data for various purposes. This client alert aims to inform employers about their data privacy obligations under the new data protection law and provides an opportunity to test data protection compliance.